Hostal Mare Nostrum
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
Just as well we paid the bill the night before, cause when we left in the morning for Barcelona the hotel was in darkness and all locked up. Unlocked the front door and let ourselves out. Train left on time. At the border they checked our passports, and evicted two travellers -- 1 of them who protested was cuffed and frog …
Liesje left her buddies for good to accompany me on my two-week tour of Spain. Discomfort and stress led to a day of fun and games. It was a long overnight train ride to Barcelona. We made countless stops throughout the night to pick up passengers in small French towns. I was woken up by the noise of people boarding, the stink of cigarette smoke, …
... br> I dove in and three of the guys from my group followed, all of us happy in our bathing suits.
It was freezing.
Unlike the water in Nice, there were waves that were picking us up and gently setting us back down. One guy ran out after a few seconds, but the rest of us swam out.
"Holy ****, look out behind us."
I turned from the beach and saw complete blackness behind us.
"Let's swim out to it."
I don't know ...
... It was definitely different then any other beach I had
been to with lots of topless women and speedos, but im glad we went. It was so
relaxing and was perfect after the crazy day we had had before. Me and Amanda took
a walk all the way up the coastline and we laid in the sun for a few hours. We
ate lunch at a café not to far from the beach were we had burgers and icecream.
We cut it close for time because we had to catch our AVE train at 5:25 so we
ran through ...
After sleeping late today, we went to a great cafe that we'd scoped out last night on La Rambla. The kids have become experts at ordering things and asking questions in Spanish even when shopkeepers assume that they'd prefer to speak English. We've been asked more than once where we're from and where the kids go to school, which I think says a lot for Pacheco. At a grocery store I told the kids to find some almonds, and I'd barely turned my back when I heard them asking ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed